Author Archives: Emily

Finley’s Birth Story

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I was 39 weeks and absolutely exhausted. I had again assumed I’d go early since this was my third baby and I have a bicornuate uterus, so I felt super done. I’d had a very healthy pregnancy but chasing around two toddlers and working up until I was full term had left me deprived of […]

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Malcolm’s Birth Story

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Malcolm’s Birth Story By Erica Laue   After the way Miles’s birth went down, I really really wanted an uncomplicated vaginal birth at home (an HBAC, because we’d had the c-section with Miles). We began seeing our midwife, Jennifer, who was our doula in Miles’s birth. As with Miles, I started having pre-labour signs at […]

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Shelby’s Home Birth After Cesarean

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           My baby turns 1 tomorrow and in honor of that, I’m writing his birth story. As many people know, my first baby was born via an unnecessary Cesarean. I struggled very hard to cope with what had happened but still felt broken, violated, disrespected and overall not set up for success as a young […]

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Colorado Home Births After Cesarean: A Call to Action

There has been a great deal of information swirling around Facebook recently about the new VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) amendment added onto the registered midwife bill, HB 1360. This post will hopefully lay out all of the current information and help clarify the issue. Cesarean section has become an overwhelmingly common-place way for a […]

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